Hazily, Blue

 

hazily, blue

bells are parted by each footstep –

her silence arrives

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #732 “A bell at sunset”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Chet Baker –
 

bookscover2cover – Domestic Noir

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Domestic Noirit can be read by clicking on the link. This story was written after I had come across a number of posts about Pandora and so I felt like making some revisions to that much loved tradition of blaming the woman. The action is still the same but Eve isn’t passive, she embraces what fate throws at her; she, ahem, “owns it.” 

To finish, here’s Wanda Jackson –
 

 

Blue Cape

 

blue cape thin as rags –

butterfly on the gold throne

of a dandelion

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #727 a butterfly flies, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps –